The Vitacress Conservation Trust
From 2006 – 2023, the VCT was a charitable organisation, focused on environmental initiatives associated with salad and watercress crop production.
We were committed to creating and building a Conservation Trust that really does make a difference, improving and protecting some of the special habitats we were privileged to work in and around and making them better understood by, and accessible to, the public – especially our local schools.
Our focus was on environmental initiatives associated with salad and watercress crop production. We did this through working in close partnerships and creating strong links
with like-minded organisations such as Wildlife Trusts and The University of Southampton.
The Vitacress Conservation Trust was proud to support research projects in line with our key objectives of preserving and conserving wildlife and habitats associated with watercress and other salad crops for the public benefit.
From The Wonderful World of Watercress to Chalk Rivers and Their Wildlife, download our booklets and videos to help children learn about the importance of protecting wildlife and looking after our rivers.
Meet the team
Our team of trustees support The Vitacress Trust in its commitment to the sustainability and environmental issues surrounding watercress in the UK.
Together, they brought a wealth of experience to help provide education and activities for local schools and communities.